Maumee Man Faces Hate Crime Charges For Running Over Charlottesville Protestors

06/27/18 – 3:59 P.M.

The Maumee man accused of driving into Charlottesville protestors faces hate crime charges. The Courier reports 21-year-old James Fields was charged today for allegedly driving his car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally. 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed and dozens more were injured.

Fields faces one count of a hate crime act resulting in death and 28 counts of hate crime acts resulting in bodily injury. He already faces state charges of first-degree murder.